eldar's quotes

Following...

I prided myself in never following the idiots... until I realized:
If you follow a herd of antelopes, it does not necessarily mean that you are an antelope.

Rich or Right?

I'd rather be rich than right.

— Paul Lemberg

Crossing out a day of your life

Yesterday I've put a calendar in my office and now I am crossing one day at a time to count down the time left until the vacation...
There is, though, something odd about crossing out a day of your life and feeling good about it.

Measuring vacations

To the best of my knowledge, America is the only country in the World where vacations are measured by hours.

— Me

1:1 (Словарь менеджмента)

1:1 ("One on one") - дословно "один на другом". Обычно регулярная встреча наедине менеджера и подчиненного по поводу карьеры подчиненного.

A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within

A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within
(the quote was used in Apocalypto movie by Mel Gibson)

— Ariel Durant (Russian born American Writer and Historian, collaborator of her husband, Will Durant. 1898-1981)

Добрая хозяйка

Выхожу к жене:
- Представляешь, ты не налила в миску воды, захожу в туалет, а кошка почти целиком в унитаз залезла...
- Ну, ты дал попить, спустил воду?

— Фольклор

...on the next seven generations.

In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.

— The Great Law of The Iroquois Confederacy

... о поиске истины в споре.

В споре обычно наступает момент, когда истину найти уже нельзя. О ней можно только договориться.

— Элдар

... on the fight for Truth.

At some time in an argument, the truth cannot be any more found, it only can be negotiated.

— Eldar

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